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Bill St. Arnaud is a R&E Network and Green IT consultant who works with clients on a variety of subjects such as the next generation research and education and Internet networks. He also works with clients to develop practical solutions to reduce GHG emissions such as free broadband and dynamiccharging of eVehicles (See http://green-broadband.blogspot.com/) . For more about me please see http://goo.gl/pOpwBView my complete profile

Thursday, April 26, 2012

7 reasons why R&E networks and Universities are critical to future of broadband


[There has been considerable discussion about the future of broadband in terms of infrastructure i.e. fiber, wireless, community owned etc . However, there has been little discussion, to borrow a phrase from Internet 2 , on Net+ broadband services.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Great example of public-private network-computer partnership to support big data research


[Here is a great example of how optical exchange points and advanced networks (STAR LIGHT) working in partnership with public clouds can accelerate fundamental research.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Network as a Service (OpenNaaS) - software defined networks taken to new level


[It is exciting to see the Mantychore team in Europe undertake to move software defined networks to a new level of sophistication and ease of use.